Jun 28, 2021

Alexandra David-Neel - Leah’s 1 Cool Explorer Gal

We've covered outer space explorers, rocky mountain explorers, deep ocean explorers, now it's time for an inner-space explorer. Leah is still obsessed with Tibet and talks about the First Buddhist in France who was also the first western woman to reach Lhasa. Learn about the wild explorer whose books and travels inspired the Beat Generation, Alexandra David Neel.

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Jun 21, 2021

Isabella Bird - Katie’s 1 Cool Explorer Gal

Climb the mountain! Pet the peacock! This is the advice from the drunk gal-pals, that might not be the best to follow. However, Katie tells about an English explorer who traveled all around the world. One adventure the locals trapped her in a house and set it on fire! Learn about the lady who was allergic to sitting still, Isabella Bird.

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May 19, 2021

Mother Goose - Debbi’s 1 Cool Folk Tale & Myth

The gal pals talk about their favorite fairy tales before Debbi takes on the magical mystery tour of Mother Goose. Was she a real person? What was her evolution? We go through all the possibilities with only a few slams on Disney. Please don't sue us, Disney!! 

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Apr 29, 2021

Hope Jahren - Katie’s1 Cool Environmental Gal

The gal pals get really excited talk about their favorite childhood tree! Then Katie brings us up to speed on the amazing work of Geobiologist, Hope Jahren. Hope is the author of two books Lab Girl and our book club pick The Story of More. Learn about how this Minnesota gal and her superpower for the environment!

 

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Apr 5, 2021

Marjory Stoneman Douglas - Leah’s 1 Cool Environmental Gal

The Gal-Pals have settled into the new library space and are ready to get their hands dirty learning about environmental gals. Leah is up first with the "Grande Dame of the Everglades" Marjory Stoneman Douglas. She talks about how she yelled a man for dropping his pen and how she made us want to save a river of grass. 

 

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Feb 10, 2021

Mary Seacole - Katie’s 1 Cool Black STEM Gal

It's Black History month and we're taking this opportunity to shine an amazing spotlight on Black women in STEM. Katie talks about nurse and entrepreneur, Mary Seacole. Voted the Best Black Britton, Mary Seacole is a Jamaican-Scottish gal who gave Florence Nightengale a run for her money. Learn a taste about the amazing gal from many lands. 

 

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Jan 30, 2021

Angela Davis - Katie’s 1 Cool Rebel Gal

We wrap up with a rebel gal who was on the top 10 FBI most wanted list but also ran for Vice President. Katie is sharing with us the complex and wonderfulness that is Angela Davis.

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Jan 18, 2021

Coretta Scott King - Leah’s 1 Cool Rebel Gal

Did you know the reason the U.S. has a federal holiday for Martin Luther King Jr is because of the work of Coretta Scott King? Learn about this active participant of peace who was active in the Civil Right Movement before meeting MLK.

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Jan 4, 2021

Qiu Jin - Bonnie’s 1 Cool Rebel Gal

It's the start of Season 3 of the Gal's Guide Guide Podcast!! We are starting off - what can only be an amazing year - celebrating rebel gals. We are joined this month by author and history nerd, Pamela Toler! Bonnie Fillenwarth starts us off with a Chinese feminist revolutionary who founded a girls' school and was arrested for a plot to overthrow the government.

 

Oh, it's so good to have this show back! Every Monday in January is a new rebel gal.

 

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Nov 23, 2020

Maya Angelou - Katie’s 1 Cool Author Gal

Katie finished up our research and tribute to authors by talking about a nomadic and creative gal who was like a phoenix from the ashes. From Still I Rise and I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Katie tells us the life of Maya Angelou. We also talk about Tupac, life-changing books, Bonnie's hatred of Passengers, and gateway drugs. It's a wonderful way to end author's month! 

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